03/07/2014 06:27 BST | Updated 03/07/2014 06:59 BST

Lion Cub Gets Head Stuck In Dead Buffalo's Bum (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there – you’re so excited about your food you end up face planting right into it.

But spare a thought for this poor lion club who did just that into a buffalo’s backside, with apparently disastrous results.

This 4.43minute long clip, filmed in South Africa’s Kruger National Park in 2011, shows the cub valiantly struggling to free itself, to no avail.

lion with head in buffalo anus

The indignity...

The rest of the pride look on, bemused, as the cub continues to try and wrest himself out of the hindquarters of the beast.

One can only imagine what was going through that little lion brain of his…

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